Biscutum depravatum


Classification: ntax_mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Biscutaceae -> Biscutum -> Biscutum depravatum
Sister taxa: B. constans, B. ellipticum ⟩⟨ B. coronum, B. dekaenelii, B. magnum, B. melaniae ⟩⟨ B. arrogans, B. asymmetricum, B. boletum, B. dissimilis, B. zulloii ⟩⟨ B. hattneri, B. notaculum, B. virginica ⟩⟨ B. gaultensis, B. thurowii ⟩⟨ B. davyi, B. depravatum, B. dorsetensis, B. dubium, B. erismatum, B. grande, B. intermedium, B. planum, B. profundum, B. sp.

Distinguishing features: Normally elliptical Biscutum with relatively narrow shields and open central area spanned by cross bars slightly rotated from axial. Unicyclic image in XPL.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Biscutum depravatum (Grün & Zweili, 1980) Bown, 1987
Rank: Species
Basionym: Axopodorhabdus depravatus Grün & Zweili, 1980
Taxonomic discussion: Often cited as B. depravatus but the correct form is B. depravatum, as noted by van Heck (1990)

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: A. depravatus *

Distinguishing features: Normally elliptical Biscutum with relatively narrow shields and open central area spanned by cross bars slightly rotated from axial. Unicyclic image in XPL.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: ca_disjunct, process, diagonal cross, CROSS-POLARS: rim-unicyclic, V-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 5->7µm;
Data source notes: original description
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Middle Oxfordian Substage (159.70-160.84Ma, top in Oxfordian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 1998
First occurrence (base): within Aalenian Stage (170.30-174.15Ma, base in Aalenian stage). Data source: Bown & Cooper 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P. R. & Cooper, M. K. E. (1998). Jurassic. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 34-85. gs

Bown, P. R. (1987a). Taxonomy, evolution, and biostratigraphy of Late Triassic-Early Jurassic calcareous nannofossils. Special Papers in Palaeontology. 38: 1-118. gs

Grün, W. & Zweili, F. (1980). Das kalkige Nannoplankton der Dogger-Malm-Grenze im Berner Jura bei Liesberg (Schweiz). Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt. 123: 231-341. gs V O

van Heck, S. E. (1990b). The ICBN: Things you need to know - 1. INA Newsletter. 12(1): 19-20. gs


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Biscutum depravatum compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 16-1-2021

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